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Eagle Strike (Alex Rider #4)

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Millions adore him. A philanthropist. Anti-drug crusader. Peace activist. And former pop star the likes of which the world has never seen.
Sir Damian Cray even has the president's ear. Yet the president's ear is not enough for Damian - he wants more. Such as the president's fingerprints. So he can manipulate computer systems only the President of the United States has acce
Paperback, 352 pages
Published February 16th 2006 by Penguin Group (USA) (first published 2003)
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Dane Oram
Eagle Strike
By Anthony Horowitz

1. I decided to read the book Eagle Strike because I have read all the previous books in the series and they were quite interesting.

2. An interesting character in the story is Damian Cray. He is a very famous pop singer who is a very influential person to the world, as he has met people like the queen and the president of the USA. He seems to be a very likeable character, that is until the story progresses. He is interesting because he is different to your average
Apr 12, 2008 Declan added it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Young Adults
Shelves: finished
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Eagle Strike by Anthony Horowitz is about a fourteen year old boy named Alex Rider who works for MI6, which is like the CIA. He has to stop a crazy man named Damian Cray from destroying almost half the planet with missiles. But this time Alex doesn’t have the help from MI6 because they think Damian Cray is innocent because he is a very successful pop star and he gives tons of money to charities. Alex undergoes a lot of danger and has a close to death experience. Will Alex persuade MI6 that Cray ...more
Karley Kent
Eagle Strike by Anthony Horowitz has the basic problem solution plot structure, while being dreadfully slow. This book was meant to be an action story; however, it practically put me to sleep. In this book, Alex Rider is a 14-year-old spy! That’s about as unrealistic as it gets, even for a realistic fiction novel. This novel contains explosives, high speed chases, gun fights, assassinations, murders, real life video games, plane crashes and hostage situations, while all being completely predicta ...more
I read the book Eagle Strike by Anthony Horowitz. Alex Rider is the main character, he is a teenage spy for a British group called MI6. His uncle had trained him throughout his childhood giving him many unique skills. Alex is vacationing in France with his friend’s family. Sabina, Alex’s friend, is with him on the beach when Alex sees an assassin he once ran into on a mission. Alex runs to follow the Russian killer. He finds out that the assassin is in France to murder someone. Alex didn’t know ...more
Loraine Kemp
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Um I gues I have to do a book teaser, so here goes. Eagle Strike, by Anthony Horowitz is a very interesting book. At the beginning, Alex is vacationing with his friend Sabina when he see his worst enemy, Yassen Gregorovich. He follows him and witnesses him talking about something blowing up. When they return to where their staying, their house is in smithereens and Sabinas dad is in the hospital. Nobody has any idea why it happened, but they find a half burned article that the man was writing sa ...more
I think each book in this series gets better and better. Eagle Strike continues the fast paced action. I found the book got a bit slow in the middle, but it certainly finishes with a bang. Off to get Scorpia now!
Having read 4 of the books in the Alex Rider series, Eagle Strike has to be one of my favorites. Alex Rider, a 14 year old spy, believes that Damian Cray, the world's most famous pop singer who is always donating to charity and wants world peace, is up to something no good. After Yassen Gregorovich, the assasin who killed his dad when mentions Cray's name in a phone call Alex becomes suspicious. He goes to the MI6 but they don't believe that a person like Cray would be attempting something bad. ...more
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The book starts out with Alex (the main character) going to Europe with his girlfriend Sabina. Will on there vacation Alex runs into the man who killed his uncle, his name is Yassen so he gets suspicious. Shortly after he sees smoke rising and him and Sabina ride home, they get there and the house was blown up there were peaces of wood from the house everywhere they said it was a leak in the gas pipe but Alex knows different. Second he looks into things he
Vivek Trivedi
Eagle Strike, by Anthony Horowitz is about a fourteen-year-old spy named Alex Rider. Shortly after his birth, his parents were murdered. He then lived with his uncle until a Russian assassin named Yassen Gregorovich killed his uncle. He discovers that his uncle was a spy and decided to follow his footsteps. In his fourth mission, he is sent to investigate a person who wants to destroy all places where illegal drugs are grown with nuclear weapons. He claims that people that use drugs are not the ...more
Alex Rider is in France with his friend Sabina Pleasure and her family when Sabina's dad is nearly killed by a bomb supposedly placed by Yassen Gregovich. Alex suspects Damian Cray hired Yassen because Sabina's dad was writing an article about Cray. He then runs to MI6 to get help and stop Damian Cray. When he arrives they refuse to help him and don't believe that Cray would do such a thing. Alex decides he must investigate on his own.
Damian Cray holds a release party for his new gaming system
Davon Smith
Teens these days are always complaining about how much of a bummer it is to go to school. The grades, the social environment, the future, its all too much for a teen to think about at once. Well try saving the world a couple of times and finding yourself in several life or death situations.

Anthony Horowitz, a British author outdoes himself with another amazing sequel in the Alex Rider series. In 2003 Horowitz published another sequel to his best selling series, Eagle Strike.

Eagle Strike is a
Bridget Lane
Eagle Strike, the fourth book in the Alex Rider series, is not a let down. This book begins with Alex vacationing in France with his friend Sabina. However, the fun vacation quickly takes a turn for the worst when Alex spots a prominent assassin, Yassen Gregorovich. In this book Alex fights to uncover the evil plot of a world-beloved pop star and philanthropist.

Horowitz once again delivers a fun and action-packed book, with all of the Alex Rider fan's favorite characters returning. I highly reco
Josh Anders
After reading Eagle Strike, I found that it is a very easy read and a great book. It's about a teenage boy, Alex Rider, who was trained from a young age to be a spy. His uncle took him under his wing and began the training after his parents were killed. He didn't ask to become a spy but he was just kind of forced into it which he was not happy about at all.

This book was about Alex trying to enjoy himself on vacation with a girl he likes very much, but then he spots and old enemy and decides to i
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Gr 5-10-This is Anthony Horowitz's fourth Alex Rider adventure (Philomel Books, 2004), but it's not necessary to have read any of the others to follow this one since enough background is provided along the way. The novel opens with 14-year-old Alex, an orphan who has been trained by British Intelligence as a secret agent, on vacation in the south of France with his friend Sabina and her parents. When he spots Yassen Gregorovich, a Russian contract killer he's run into before, his curi
Kurtis T.
Kurtis T. Bell
Alex Rider: Eagle Strike by Anthony Horowitz is an action novel about teenage boy named Alex Rider who had to save the world from an evil musician. There was rumor about a rising terrorist group named CTFE that kept M-16 and Alex alert. Through a couple of strange events, Alex felt something that the one of the famous singers in the world Damien Cray had something to do with it. Alex found out the hard for almost losing his life. M-16 will regret for not believing in Alex.
There are
Jack Quinn
- October 26, 2014
Alex Rider: Eagle Strike by Anthony Horowitz

The main characters in this book are Alex Rider, Damien Cray and Yassen Gregorich. Alex Rider is a 14 year old spy for MI6, the British Intelligence Agency, and is a world saver. Damian Cray is a popular singer who acts as the main villain in this story. Yassen Gregorich is an assassin who killed Alex’s Uncle in an earlier book in this series.

The story unfolds as Alex and his close friend, Sabina Pleasure, are on a holiday at her vac
I just adore this series and I think that each book is getting better. Alex Rider is such a real character and the reader identifies with him. The stunts he does to escape and get into places are a bit far-fetched but Alex, and the author, certainly are inventive! And it isn't any worse than James Bond's stunts.

In this story Alex is visiting the south of France with his girl friend's family when the bungalow they are renting is blown up and her father is badly injured and burned. When Alex sees
Who was your favorite character and why?

My favorite character in this book was of course the main character, Alex Rider because he is the exact same age as me and so I can relate to him a lot. His mind is quite similar to mine or any 14 year old boys. Like in the book, he was sun bathing and having a flash back when suddenly a pretty girl walked past and he stopped to look at her. Then when she left he went back to his business. He is also not stupid which I like because it annoys me in books wh
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Nate Morris
Eagle Strike, written by Anthony Horowitz, was a great action and adventure book to read. The protagonist Alex Rider, a teenage boy that is a spy, was on vacation and saw two national criminals. Of course him being his curious self he wants to find out what they are planning. He soon finds out that they have plan to destroy all drug cartel countries in the world. This plan sounds good to those people who created and the main person that was in charge was a world famous pop-star named Damian Cray ...more
Carrie Slager
This is the fourth book in Anthony Horowitz’s Alex Rider series, so I’m not even going to comment on the fact that it’s a rip-off of James Bond. If you’re already this far in the series, you obviously don’t care about the predictable plot. But if you’re new to the series, you should read Stormbreaker first, to get an idea of what you’re in store for.

By this book, Alex is a bit less of a cardboard cutout than he was in the first few books, but that isn’t saying much. He gets a little bit of chara
Zega Andenet
Alex Rider is a 14 year old boy from Chelsea, London. Thanks to his uncle's training, Alex developed the skills to become an MI6 agent. In Eagle Strike, MI6 refuse to investigate the pop-star, philanthropist, peace activist Damian Cray when Alex finds mysterious clues about Cray on his French vacation. He investigates, and finds out that Damian Cray is a psychotic, ruthless killer.
Cray's master plan "Eagle Strike" is to board Air Force One, (using the flash drive given to him by the corrupt hea
The book Eagle Strike was written by Anthony Horrowitz. It's 256 pages long. It's a mystery book.

Alex and Sabina (also known as Sab) were sitting on a beach. Alex just wanted to relax until he saw Yassen Gregorovich. Alex knew he was up to no good. So Alex left the beach to go see what Yassen was up to. He told Sab That he was just going to get something to drink. Alex saw Yassen heading to his boat so he just waited until he was fully on board. Then he was face to face with Yassen and Alex had
Alexis Trejo
***Spoiler Alert*** Do you love action or spies then read Alex Rider Eagle Strike. Alex Rider was at the south of France with Sabina and her family on vacation then the an explosion happens and Sabina's dad is injured this book is filled of adventure. I like adventure books so I read Alex Rider. most of the time of the day the events happen is like 3:00 or 6:30

In this book Alex tries to seek the person who caused the explosion that injured Sabina's dad while getting shot at. The settings are a
summary: Alex Rider can't prove to m16 that Sir Damian Cray is going to do something bad so hes on his own. Cray steals Air Force 1 and he and his men have to wear biochemical suits. Cray wants to use missiles to destroy all the places where drugs are shipped. Alex has to survive a bullfight, being chased on his bike by fast cars, and being a human target in a video game.

opinion: This book is really really good.

recomendation: I thhink you should definetly read this.
The major theme of the story is that even good people can be evil. This is demonstrated by Damian Cray, who donates money to children and is a very zealous player in environmental protection, when he attempts to launch nuclear missiles at various drug facilities around the world. Now you may be thinking drugs are bad so isn’t that supposed to be good? Well, consider the fact that the drug facilities are located in populated city full of people and you’ll find that the not only does the missiles ...more
Edgar Kilamyan
I chose this book because I enjoyed the other books in the Alex Rider series. In this book Alex is on his own when he is turned down by MI6 to superstar Damin Cray is accused of being a criminal, but MI6 does not believe him because Damin Cray donated billions to charity. although they later find out that Cray was actually trying to drop 25 Nukes on different parts of the planet to kill drug lords. Not if Alex has anything to do with it, Alex later saves the whole world and then finds out his de ...more
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Anthony Horowitz, OBE is ranked alongside Enid Blyton and Mark A. Cooper as "The most original and best spy-kids authors of the century." (New York Times). Anthony has been writing since the age of eight, and professionally since the age of twenty. In addition to the highly successful Alex Rider books, he is also the writer and creator of award winning detective series Foyle’s War, and more recent ...more
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